Social Determinants of Health – Dr. Angela Aidala

In this episode WiGH interviews Dr. Angela Aidala, an associate research scientist at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. As the director of ongoing studies of people living with HIV in New York City, as well as a supportive housing intervention for homeless populations, Dr. Aidala’s work has given her a unique insight into

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The World of Tuberculosis – Dr. Barun Mathema (Part 2)

Tuberculosis is an extremely contagious disease that currently infects a third of the world’s population. It also disproportionately affects the poverty-stricken, the socially discriminated, and the already health-compromised in every nation and especially in under-developed nations. How we begin to address this health disparity, and how can citizens across the world get involved? In a

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The World of Tuberculosis – Dr. Mathema (Part I)

How can we see tuberculosis from a global perspective, and what can it teach us about global health in terms of disease treatment, research, and international collaboration? In a two-part podcast series, Dr. Barun Mathema, an infectious disease epidemiologist and professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, explores the complexities of tuberculosis and

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